Ballot Quiz, September 12 (2011)

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In the months leading up to an election, and maybe even sooner, polls are conducted to gauge voter opinion on a certain ballot issue. This week's quiz features polls taken for 2011, 2012 and past ballot measures. Any suggestions about what the ballot quiz can improve on? If so, send a message to News@ballotpedia.org. Good luck!

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1.

A poll released during mid-April 2011 by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind found that 53 percent of respondents supported sports betting in New Jersey, while ___ percent opposed and ____ were undecided.

30, 17
Correct! Click here for more information
27, 20
Incorrect!
33, 14
Sorry!
36, 11
Wrong.

2.

In the latest Ohio Senate Bill 5 poll conducted between July 12-18, voters were asked whether they supported or opposed Senate Bill 5. 56% opposed the collective bargaining law. What was the percentage point increase when compared to a similar poll conducted just two months earlier?

8
Incorrect.
6
Nope.
4
Wrong.
2
Correct! Click here for more information.

3.

A 2012 ballot measure in Arizona dealing with the state's Clean Elections Act and its repeal, garnered how much support for the law?

88%
Incorrect.
77%
This measure article has more information.
66%
Wrong
55%
This is wrong.

4.

HISTORICAL BALLOT MEASURES: In 2010, a Massachusetts sales tax for alcohol ban was on the ballot. In three major polls, the majority of those surveyed were in favor of the measure. But the latest poll taken in August 2010 showed 60% against the measure. The measure ultimately failed.

True
Wrong.
False
Correct! 52% of voters approved.

5.

8 polls have been taken on 2011 ballot measures, according to Ballotpedia's 2011 poll page.

True
Wrong!
False
Correct! 7 polls have been taken.

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